Business

Papa Murphy’s reports ‘disappointing’ Q1

May 5, 2016

Papa Murphy’s made a $642,000 profit in the first quarter of 2016, but that’s thin-crust in comparison to last year’s $2.6 million take.

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Business News

Most work-related deaths in state caused by falls

May 5, 2016, 8:24 PM

EVERETT — Falls are the leading cause of work-related deaths in Washington state.

DiscoverOrg CEO a finalist for entrepreneur award

May 5, 2016, 8:24 PM

Vancouver — Ernst & Young has selected Henry Schuck, CEO of Vancouver's DiscoverOrg, as one of 21 finalists for its Pacific Northwest regional EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Award.

Papa Murphy’s stock tanks after poor sales

May 5, 2016, 8:19 PM

VANCOUVER — Following a slim first-quarter profit and lower sales, investors hammered Vancouver-based Papa Murphy's on Thursday, sending the stock diving nearly 24 percent.

300 million devices use Windows 10, Microsoft reports

May 5, 2016, 4:56 PM

Microsoft says 300 million devices are running Windows 10, keeping the company on track to meet its goal of 1 billion users of the new operating system by 2018.

Want to sue bank? Regulators push to make it easier

May 5, 2016, 4:56 PM

NEW YORK — If government regulators get their way, it’s going to become a lot easier to sue your bank.

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Briefs

Most work-related deaths in state caused by falls

May 5, 2016, 8:24 PM

EVERETT — Falls are the leading cause of work-related deaths in Washington state.

DiscoverOrg CEO a finalist for entrepreneur award

May 5, 2016, 8:24 PM

Vancouver — Ernst & Young has selected Henry Schuck, CEO of Vancouver's DiscoverOrg, as one of 21 finalists for its Pacific Northwest regional EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Award.

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Strictly Business

Strictly Business: Is 5 better than 3 for the port?

April 17, 2016, 6:00 AM

One of two things should have happened when Port of Vancouver Commissioners Jerry Oliver and Brian Wolfe both showed up to a labor roundtable earlier this month: One should have left, or one shouldn't have spoken.

Strictly business: Let’s go to the mall, you guys

March 20, 2016, 6:04 AM

I used to know everyone at the mall -- the girls at Orange Julius and the Mrs. Fields cookie shop, the arcade attendants, the Moxie Java baristas. Like many American teenagers in a middle-size city in the middle of the country, I considered the mall a second home for a while, and those people were family.

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Columnists

Parker: What would GOP think of Trump if he were a woman?

May 5, 2016, 6:00 AM

One of the most effective political ads of the season features women repeating the many derogatory statements Donald Trump has made about the fairer sex. No editorial comment is needed when a candidate’s own words stand alone to expose his flaws, and thus to condemn him.

Camden: Listing top donors on initiative petitions kicks up fuss

May 4, 2016, 6:00 AM

When someone hits you up for your name on an initiative petition, how much of it do you read before deciding whether to sign?

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Real Estate

Apartments, retail planned on Evergreen Boulevard

May 2, 2016, 5:13 PM

A developer has submitted plans for two three-story apartment buildings at 2713 E. Evergreen Blvd.

Camas-based Craft Warehouse to open store in Hazel Dell site

April 21, 2016, 6:02 AM

The ghost of Best Buy is being exorcised in Hazel Dell to make room for a locally owned craft store.

Feds let Vancouver housing agency keep flexibility

April 19, 2016, 11:50 AM

Vancouver Housing Authority is among 39 housing authorities around the country that recently got 12-year extensions on Moving to Work, a demonstration program that allows some flexibility in spending federal dollars.

Builder proposes apartments on Main in downtown

April 19, 2016, 6:01 AM

A 116-unit, four-story apartment complex is in the works for a long-vacant downtown lot across from the Clark County Historical Museum.

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